CADDO MILLS - It was a game just like any other for the Como-Pickton Eagles, but for their host team it was a night of homecoming history. For Fox senior Nathan Jeffery, it was a record-breaking victory as his team defeated the Eagles 48-6.
DALLAS GATEWAY — The homefield turf was not an advantage for the Gators as they were steamrolled 37-0 by the Cumby Trojans.
The Gators could not stop the Cumby offense as the Trojans rolled to 364 total yards on the night in 14-1A competition.
Quarterback Timmy Cook led the passing, completing 10 of 13 passes for 83 yards, one two-point conversion and one interception. Michael Morris caught five passes for 57 yards; Alx Olker had two grabs for seven yards including a two-point conversion; Jordan Stickland had two receptions for 17 yards and Donnie Rodriguez caught one for two yards.
Daniel “Cancun” Degetau again paced the rushing attack with 15 carries for 140 yards and scoring runs of 22 and 16 yards for Cumby.
In 2008 as Sulphur Springs Wildcats played a record 16-games, winning 14 and taking the Class 4A Division II State Football title.
Along the way, the Wildcats, coaches and players saw how much a multi-purpose facility would be great to use when the autumn weather turns cold and wet.
The team practiced indoors at North Lamar and Royse City and many other places along the playoff road.
Now, thanks to the voters approval of a $48.4 million bond issue. The Wildcats could be practicing in their own facility in about a year.
ALBA — The Winnsboro Red Raiders stayed in the hunt for a playoff berth with a 49-7 win over Alba-Golden here Friday night.
The win for Red Raiders gives them a 3-4 overall record, 3-1 in District 13-2A football competition.
Winnsboro turned every first half drive into points, rolling to a 42-7 lead.
“We scored every time we had the ball in the first half, we were playing well,” said Winnsboro head football coach Steve Pinnell. “We were 42-7 at the half and we put in reserves for most of the second half.”
LONE OAK — The fourth quarter was again disastrous for the Cooper Bulldogs.
For the second time in two weeks, the Bulldogs saw their opponent rally late for the go ahead touchdown.
This time it was Cooper Jones doing the damage to Cooper as Lone Oak took a 29-21 win.